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Old 01-14-2010, 02:42 PM
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Been having problem with anti-freeze flowing out of reservoir while driving or if I rev the engine, you can see it flowing out onto engine as it goes back to idle. Eventually it starts to overheat as liquid empties out. I tried replacing thermostat thinking maybe that was the problem, but still got same issue. Anyone have any ideas??? Dont really want to pay an arm and a leg to a mechanic for something I can fix myself. No water mix in oil and no unsual smoke from exhaust.
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Could be a thermostat or maybe a head gasket .
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Did you try replacing the cap?
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i had a simular problem with my mothers car i had to replace here coolant reservoir it was a slight crack on the part the hose connects two but again that was a car i hope this helps
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someone told me it may be the clutch on the fan. At idle it doesnt overheat. Even after sitting at idle for 15-20 minutes, temperature never goes up. I know when I first got truck fan sometimes makes a unsually loud blowing noise but then quiets down after I rev engine a few times. I didnt think nothing of it, until a co-worker mentioned it. I dont think its a head gasket, under pressure there are no leaks, even around water pump
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